Blotter, Dec. 3, 2012
Mail fraud reported
A new twist on an old scheme worked in defrauding a Grand Junction resident out of cash, according to the Grand Junction Police Department.
A person was persuaded to put money on a Green Dot Debit card and send it out of state. The incident that was reported Friday cost the victim less than $500, the department said.
According to the Grand Junction Police Department:
■ A juvenile received a summons Nov. 14 in the theft of a purse valued at $40 from Mesa Mall, 2424 U.S. Highway 6&50.
■ Amanda Desarae Burke, 26, received a summons on suspicion of shoplifting items valued at less than $100 on Nov. 26.
■ Property valued at less than $100 was stolen from a vehicle parked in the 400 block of Margie Court on Wednesday.
■ Two juveniles, both 12, received summonses on suspicion of possessing marijuana in the 800 block of Gunnison Avenue on Friday.
■ Items valued at less than $500 were stolen from a vehicle parked in the 400 block of Morning Dove Street on Nov. 14.
■ Property valued at less than $500 was stolen from a vehicle in the 2100 block of Red Cliff Circle on Thursday.
■ Someone attempted to cash a forged check which had been stolen from a home in 1300 block of Walnut Avenue on Friday.
■ Athan B. Jameson, 19, Grand Junction, was arrested Oct. 1 at 2692 U.S. Highway 50 after officers determined he had broken into a vehicle and stolen items valued at less than $1,000.
■ Someone stole items valued at less than $500 from a vehicle in the 1200 block of Walnut Avenue on Thursday.
■ Buffy Casper, 39, received a summons on suspicion of attempting to steal items valued at $10 from another person Friday in the 200 block of Rood Avenue.
■ Bruce Hanson, 56, received a summons on suspicion of public indecency in the 1100 block of Walnut Avenue on Friday.
■ A 17-year-old girl was arrested and taken into custody of the Department of Youth Services on suspicion of third-degree assault and physical harassment for an incident Friday in the 1400 block of Wellington Avenue.
■ Someone broke into two vehicles parked in the 300 block of Hill View Drive on Saturday.
The Mesa County Sheriff’s Department did not produce a daily activity log or provide a list people arrested and jailed Sunday.